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€189 Million: The Tenth Highest Fine For Cartel Activities Imposed By The FCA On Household Appliance Manufacturers For Having Engaged In Anticompetitive Agreements On Price Increases
In a decision dated 5 December 2018, the French Competition Authority severely fined six household appliance manufacturers – all among the largest in the sector – for having agreed on price increases ...
France
22 Jan 2019
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FCA Fines Household Appliance Manufacturers €189 Million For Cartel Activities
On December 5, 2018, the French Competition Authority (FCA) fined six large household appliance manufacturers a total of €189 million
France
27 Dec 2018
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Significant Fine Imposed By The French Competition Authority In Floor Coverings Cartel
The FCA said the significant fine reflected the gravity of the offence and the long duration of the anticompetitive behavior, which for one company lasted 23 years.
France
27 Oct 2017
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Competition News - February 2016
Refusing to settle in the case of local anticompetitive practices is not necessarily the right decision
France
8 Mar 2016
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Réflexions Sur La Portée Du Monopole Bancaire, In Banque & Droit
Counsel Wadie K. Sanbar wrote an article titled "Réflexions sur la portée du monopole bancaire, in Banque & Droit," which appeared in the January-February 2016 issue of the French publication Banque & Droit.
France
1 Mar 2016
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Competition News January 2016
By decision of December 17, 2015, the French Competition Authority imposed a record fine of €350 million on Orange for implementing four series of anti-competitive practices in various electronic communication markets.
France
1 Feb 2016
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Competition News July-August 2015
The Authority analyzed the French bulk LPG market and considered that the takeover transaction would significantly strengthen Antargaz's position.
France
29 Jul 2015
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Competition News June 2015
If they are accepted by the Authority, these proposed commitments will put an end to the procedure before any finding of infringement.
France
23 Jun 2015
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Competition News June 2015 (International French)
L'Autorité de la concurrence s'écarte substantiellement de sa méthode de calcul des sanctions dans les affaires de la volaille
France
22 Jun 2015
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French Competition Authority Fines Wallpaper Producers For Anticompetitive Information Exchange
Following a request for leniency from seven wallpaper producers for engaging in anticompetitive conduct, the French Competition Authority (FCA) recently sanctioned them in the amount of 5.27 million euros (US$6.6 million).
France
23 Feb 2015
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French Competition Authority Imposes Record Fines Of Over € 951 Million On Manufacturers Of Cleaning Products And Hygiene And Personal Care Products
The FCA found that these manufacturers had, for each of these markets, coordinated their commercial policy towards large retail chains as well as coordinated their price increases from 2003 to 2006.
France
14 Jan 2015
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French Competition Authority Launches Market Test On Nespresso-Compatible Single-Serve Coffee Capsules
The French Competition Authority recently launched a market test relating to undertakings proposed by Nespresso with respect to single-serve coffee capsules.
France
17 Jun 2014
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French Court Of Appeal Awards Doux € 1.66 Million In Damages
On 27 February 2014, the Paris Court of Appeal awarded the poultry breeder Doux € 1.66 million in damages against Ajinomoto Eurolysine.
France
23 Apr 2014
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Paris Court Of Appeal Confirms € 367.95 Million Fine In Detergent Cartel Case
On 30 January 2014, the Paris Court of Appeal confirmed a decision of the French Competition Authority imposing fines totalling € 367.95 million.
France
25 Mar 2014
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French Supreme Court Partially Quashes Competition Authority Decision In Monument Restoration Cartel Case
On 18 February 2014, the French Supreme Court (Cour de Cassation) quashed a judgment of the Paris Court of Appeal and an earlier decision of the French Competition Authority ("FCA"), which imposed fines on construction companies Pradeau Morin and Degaine of € 4.5 million and of € 536,000, respectively.
France
24 Mar 2014
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French Competition Authority Imposes Fine Of € 40.6 Million On Pharmaceutical Company Sanofi-Aventis For Abusive Limitation Of Generic Entry
The French Competition Authority has recently imposed a fine of € 40.6 million on the pharmaceutical company Sanofi-Aventis for having abused its dominant position on the market for the active ingredient clopidogrel.
France
14 Jun 2013
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French Competition Authority Fines Pet Food Manufacturers Over € 35 Million For Resale Price Maintenance, Exclusivity Obligations And Prohibiting Passive Sales
On 20 March 2012, the French Competition Authority imposed fines totalling € 35.32 million on three leading pet food manufacturers: Nestlé Purina Petcare France SAS, Royal Canin SAS and Hill's Pet Nutrition SNC.
France
10 Apr 2012
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Paris Court Of Appeal Slashes Fines Imposed By The French Competition Authority
On 19 January 2010, the Paris Court of Appeal (the "Court") significantly reduced the fines imposed by the French Competition Authority (the "Authority") on steel companies found to have been involved in cartel activities.
France
2 Feb 2010
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The Standard Of Proof For Vertical Agreements In French Case Law
Historically, competition authorities started to apprehend vertical anti-competitive agreements after horizontal anti-competitive agreements.
France
10 Mar 2009
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French Competition Council Imposes Record € 575 Million Fine On Steel Cartel, Pioneers Use Of "Partial Immunity" For Cooperation
On December 16, 2008, the French Competition Council imposed fines of €575 million on 11 steel products traders for colluding to fix prices and to share the market in violation of the antitrust laws of the EC and France. This is the highest total fine ever imposed on a cartel by the Council. The fine shows that the Council is moving in the same direction as the European Commission in fighting and "cracking down" on hard-core cartels.
France
29 Jan 2009
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